Treatment with potassium permanganate — what you need to know

The first thing is resorted to in diseases of the throat, intestinal disorders, poisoning is potassium permanganate (potassium permanganate, potassium permanganate).

During the great Patriotic war, as the bullets from the soldier she was handbags for nurses, paramedics and was widely used in the treatment of wounds in hospitals.

The basis of the action of potassium permanganate is its ability to oxidize organic matter, releasing oxygen. This is due to the antimicrobial and antiseptic action of potassium permanganate.

An aqueous solution of potassium permanganate has anti-inflammatory properties. In different concentrations of the solution used for washing of wounds, rinsing the mouth and throat, for lubricating ulcer and burn surfaces, douches. The range of application of potassium permanganate is quite wide. Even with the availability of many new synthetic drugs and now he is irreplaceable "in" gynecological, urological, dermatological practice.

In the table of antidotes in case of poisoning potassium permanganate is one of the most important means of first aid.

However, with all the advantages of potassium permanganate to be treated with caution. In high concentrations it cauterizes and causes swelling of the mucous membranes of the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestines, vomiting and diarrhea. So you should use this solution with caution.

Even our grandmothers knew useful in everyday life properties of potassium permanganate: she washed the wound, treated poisoning, obezzarajivatmi, bathed the babies, and are even used in pest control in the garden. This wide application of potassium permanganate explainsits main property is antifungal, antimicrobial compounds, etc due to active oxidation potassium permanganate kills harmful microbes – causative agents of various infections on the surface of the skin and inside the body.

The healing properties of potassium permanganate (potassium permanganate)

Potassium permanganate is an effective disinfectant. A solution of potassium permanganate (potassium permanganate) has antiseptic properties that can neutralize a toxic effect on the body of such toxic compounds like aconitine, morphine, other alkaloids, phosphorus intake (inside).

Potassium permanganate is one of the types of permanganate (from the Latin. manganum — "manganese") — permanganate salts. This chemical is widely used for household needs and medicine. Potassium permanganate crystals are dark purple in color, soluble in water (depending on the concentration of color can be from light pink to red-violet), methyl alcohol, acetic acid and acetone. At home potassium permanganate dissolved in water, called potassium permanganate.

Treatment with potassium permanganate in medicine

The neutralization of hydrocyanic acid (poisonous substance) potassium permanganate occurs only in an alkaline environment. Potassium permanganate is a strong oxidizing agent. An aqueous solution of potassium permanganate has a strong disinfecting and drying effect, it is widely used in dermatological and surgical practice.

When the first signs of gastritis and gastroenterocolitis in the first place it is necessary to wash out the stomach, using a weak (slightly pink) solution of potassium permanganate. For gastric lavage in adults and even children probe to use not necessarily enough just to give to the patient to drink the prepared solution in an amount of 0.5 — 2 l, and then cause reflex vomiting.

In case of poisoning, when you need to quickly induce vomiting, give the victim to drink a pink solution of potassium permanganate, which is also medicinal, disinfecting the gastro-intestinal tract remedy.

The solution is often prepared "by eye", but the main recommendations are 10 crystals to 1 liter of water, a further strength of the solution can be adjusted by color. It is very important that before you apply all of the crystals dissolved in water, or in the process of contact with the skin or internal organs undissolved crystals can cause burns.

The most popular solution of potassium permanganate in case of poisoning. At the first signs, including diarrhea offer the patient a solution of potassium permanganate, which stimulates intestinal cleansing.

Potassium permanganate for use inside in case of poisoning is prepared in the ratio of 2 crystal in a Cup of water, this solution is consumed. Due to its antiseptic properties similar to the drug stops the source of infection in the stomach.

Potassium permanganate – used in urology, gynecology

Due to its antiseptic, antimicrobial abilities of the solution of potassium permanganate is used in the treatment of fungal, bacterial diseases in urology and gynecology. Potassium permanganate has a use for thrush when a weak solution is indicated for daily douching. Urological problems in men, the outer inflammatory processes, prescribed lavage solution of potassium permanganate.

When used in urology and gynecology, it is important to observe the rules of preparation of the solution, to ensure that the crystals of potassium permanganate is completely dissolved. Otherwise, in contact with the mucous membranes of the crystals can cause even more irritation.

Potassium permanganate — contraindications

It is not recommended to apply the solution of potassium permanganate hypersensitive. It is immediately possible to understand the presence of side effects – swelling, color change of mucous membranes, a sharp pain when applying inside, cramps etc. If you experience these or other unpleasant symptoms intake of potassium should be discontinued.

Potassium permanganate due to its oxidative properties, is absolutely incompatible with the use of coal, sugar and other substances which oxidize easily. It is important to keep crystals of potassium permanganate away from legkookisljajushchihsja substances, otherwise their contact could cause explosion and even fire.

Treatment with potassium permanganate (potassium permanganate) in folk medicine

Treatment with potassium permanganate in folk medicine to eliminate the pain caused by corns and calluses. To do this, in solution of potassium permanganate is pink in color add table salt and pouring the solution into a basin, dipped in his legs for 20 minutes, after the procedure feet do not need to wipe. After a while the pain in the blisters will be. In any case, for the treatment of potassium permanganate can not use a highly concentrated solution (purple color), as this may result in injury, burns of skin and mucous membranes, poisoning.

A good therapeutic effect with diaper rash, including infants, have a hygienic bath with potassium permanganate: water should be pink and warm.

With excessive sweating of the lower extremities, unpleasant odors, purulent blisters will help warm foot bath with salt and potassium permanganate, after the procedure feet should be well wiped and sprinkle with talcum powder.

Treatment with potassium permanganate is used for washing open wounds, including purulent. Dermatitis characterized by the appearance of bubbles, the skin should wash pink solution of potassium permanganate.

If the production of cans they are too long to keep on the skin can form purplish spots and even vesicles filled with fluid sukrovichnye. In such cases, the affected area is useful to lubricate the 5 — 10% solution of potassium permanganate.

Treatment with potassium permanganate in practice: the best recipes

In advanced cases, hemorrhoids can be cooked the medicinal solution.

Required: 1 tsp baking soda 1 tbsp any vegetable oil, potassium permanganate, 3 liters of water.

Cooking. In hot water, add as much potassium permanganate to obtain a pink color, add the soda, oil, solution pour into the bath.

Application. Take a bath for 20 min to overnight. The procedure is done daily during the week.

In folk medicine, have a prescription for the treatment of potassium permanganate from dysentery.

The composition of this tool include a few crystals of potassium permanganate in 0.5 liters of water. Suggest to increase the concentration of the solution depending on age (infants — pale pink, and the adults — crimson solution).

It is recommended to accept the solution inside, combining this with the procedure of setting enema.

It should be borne in mind that the potassium permanganate in the interaction with different organic matter becomes explosive. Therefore, its crystals should be stored in clean glassware with ground stoppers, and the solution — in jars of dark glass, as under the action of sunlight and daylight it is easily decomposed.

When using the solution often remains difficult to remove stubborn stains on leather and linen. To eliminate them, the skin you can wash with a solution of ammonium sulfide in a concentration of 1:5, and then hot water. With clothes stains is removed with a solution of oxalic acid (1:9), 2-percent solution of hydrochloric acid, vinegar or lemon juice...

It turns out that potassium permanganate is not so easy to acquire. In one pharmacy I was told that potassium permanganate equated (relevant orders) to explosives and to sell need a license in the other pharmacy said that the potassium permanganate was attributed to drugs and, again, need a license.

At the same time, everything pointed to the one pharmacy in town where drugs are made to order ("there may be possible to purchase"). Others say that the average person will only sell potassium permanganate in solution and in the form of crystals can only be bought at the "red" recipe and all these bans on sale, allegedly, because of the addicts who were buying large quantities of potassium permanganate to clean your brew.

If pharmacies do not sell potassium permanganate, it is possible to find in veterinary and in hardware stores. Where seeds and fertilizer.published

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